Veteran Telugu hero and Nata Bhushan- Shoban Babu died in Chennai at 10.50 AM yesterday i.e. 20th March 2008, he was 71 years old. He was awarded with Nandi Awards five times; he was introduced into industry through ‘Bhakta Shabari’ and got popular through ‘Manushulu Marrali’ movie. He was doing Yoga in the morning at home, suddenly he fell down and was rushed to Apollo Hospital in Chennai and was under medical observation, at 10.50 AM he breathed last. He had also acted in Tamil films.
Within these 20 days, Kollywood has witnessed the demise of versatile personalities like writer Sujatha, Actor Raghuvaran and now Shoban Babu.